Tadej Pogacar could overtake Strade Bianche and Paris-Nice

Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) has obviously decided to surprise everyone at the start of the season. A few days after announcing that he would start his season in Spain and not on theUAE Tour (February 20-26), the Slovenian rider would have the idea of ​​overtaking White Roads with … Paris-Nice. A combination that few runners have already dared to try since the Italian race takes place on March 4, when the start of the Race to the Sun is scheduled for Yvelines the next day. This is information revealed to us today by theTeam. The double winner of Tour de France would really like to find out Paris-Nice this year, he who won Tyrrhenian-Adriatic in 2021 and 2022.

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Mauro Giannetti: “Paris-Nice is always in our thoughts”

According to’Team, UAE Team Emirates would have promised this winter to the organizer ASO the presence of Tadej Pogacarwhile asking them not to formalize anything. “Paris-Nice is still in our thinking. We will see how he feels mentally and physically during his first races, nothing has been decided yet. We are analyzing all the possibilities”explains the Emirates training manager, Mauro Giannetti. If the presence of the 24-year-old runner on the Race to the Sun were to be confirmed, it would in any case announce a formidable duel with the winner of the last Tour de France Jonas Vingegaardwhich should start its season on this event.